Need math help: What is the probability for a person to be selected #20?

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A study conducted by the Corrections Department of a certain state revealed that 163,767 people out of a total adult population of 1,799,738 were under correctional supervision (on probation, parole, or in jail). What is the probability that a person selected at random from the adult population in that state is under correctional supervision?
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Nov 22nd, 2015

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Probability of an event=Number of favorable event/Total Event

Here the favorable outcome is =163,767

Total population =1,799,738

Probability =163767/1799738 =.09099 close to .091 (answer-optionA)

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Nov 22nd, 2015

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